Summary: Martin van Creveld's first novel concerns one of the great unresolved issues in western society, the rise and legacy of Adolf Hitler. It's especially timely now, as fascism rises once again. Excerpt from Hitler in Hell A new book by Martin van Creveld. “I, Adolf Hitler, am in Hell, the place to … Continue reading Martin van Creveld’s “Hitler in Hell”: the afterlife of a man who changed the West
Summary: Europe's leaders have opened their borders to immigrants with radically different cultures. It's one of history's largest public policy experiments, made with little or no planning or research about its consequences. In 1968 Enoch Powell, a genius British politician, foresaw this -- and warned about its effects on Britain. The generation now growing up … Continue reading Martin van Creveld: Britain’s smartest leader warned about open borders in 1968. It blew their minds.
Summary: Martin van Creveld looks at a disturbing trend in the West -- the increasing age of adulthood. We expect less maturity from young adults and deny them the responsibility that helps them grow. They live down to our expectations. Both they and society are the losers from this. “Infantilization” By Martin van Creveld. … Continue reading Martin van Creveld warns about the infantilization of our youth